Surfing at Internet Cafe
forms of Identity theft
There are many kinds of Identity theft theres phishing, stolen identification, victim of robbery and "surfing at the internet cafe" which is the one Ill be talking about.
Surfing at the Internet Cafe
They can steal your identity by hacking into your computer when your in a public place. So you need to be careful of your surroundings and make sure everything is security locked before you decide to go use public wifi.
How to Prevent it
- Be aware of your surroundings: keep your eye out to seen if anyone is observing your computer.
- Password protect your computer, make sure you have a password on EVERYTHING. This way its going to be harder for them to figure it out if it does get into their hands.
- Always log out of what you were on
- Do NOT auto-save: this makes it very easy to get your stuff because all the hard work is already done.